Keto, Paleo, Vegan, Atkins… we have all heard of the newest, trendiest diet fads, right? We have probably tried them. Whether we want to better our health or look better in our jeans, simple diet changes can radically change our body and our biometrics. If this helps us extend and better our quality of life, why wouldn’t we want to do the same for our pets? There are various foods in your fridge and pantry that could be adding some real food into your dog’s diet to not only give them a fun treat, but increase the quality of Pit Bull health. It is also important to be cautious and knowledgeable and avoid those that may upset your pup’s tummy.
A great and easy addition to both your diet and your pooch’s is fresh vegetables! Get your Pit Bull’s health on track with some of these delicious vegetables.
- Green beans
- Baby carrots
- Bell peppers
- Green leafy vegetables like kale, cabbage, chard and lettuce
- Spinach (in small quantities)
- Peas (not canned)
- Brussels sprouts
Veggies to AVOID:
- Onions, scallions, shallots
Most fruits are OK for dogs, but just keep them in small quantities and in moderation as they have more sugar and can add extra calories to your dog’s diet. Here are some Pit Bull health approved fruits.
- watermelon (no rind or seeds)
- peaches (no pit)
- pineapple (peeled)
Fruit to AVOID:
- cherries and plums (pits are toxic)
- grapes (and raisins)
- citrus fruits (may cause upset stomach)
Your Pit Bull health should be a priority. Be sure to put in the effort to research what dogs can eat and you’ll be glad you did. Pit Bull advocacy groups like Kennel to Couch work with community partners to establish new perks for the Pibble Package that comes at no cost to adopting families when a sponsored pit bull is taken home. Check out a sponsored Pit Bull here!
Disclaimer: This information is educational in nature and is not intended as a substitute for professional medical prevention, diagnosis, or treatment.